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Skyzoo, A Dream Deferred

Skyzoo’s A Dream Deferred takes listeners through a scintillating story of one’s come up, climax of success and and struggle to maintain it—all via the skilled rhymes and stellar narration from the Brooklyn MC. With production from the likes of !llmind, 9th Wonder, Jahlil Beats and DJ Khalil, the album accomplishes a smooth, yet almost cinematic feel. The implementation of live instrumentation from pianists, violinists and horn players only add to the hip-hop, yet jazzy vibe. On the hook to the heralded "Jansport Strings," Sky uses the popular schoolboy's backpack ornaments to compare himself to 1990s rapper Chi Ali, whose prominence ...

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